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Grappling with the issue of aid in dying to the terminally ill

At present, the New Jersey legislature is examining a piece of legislation that will allow for terminally ill patients to choose the time of their death. This “Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill” act, [Read more…]

Brooke Hopkins and Peggy Battin
Care-Giving Concerns

NY Times Magazine explores ‘The right to die, the will to live’ in article about bioethicist’s husband

“If Margaret Pabst Battin hadn’t had a cold that day, she would have joined her husband, Brooke Hopkins, on his bike ride. Instead Peggy (as just about everyone calls her) went to two lectures at [Read more…]

Reflections on Aging

A message from ‘Bill’: My Story, My Journey, My Legacy

Editor’s Note: “Bill” has made a choice to forego additional treatment in his battle with cancer. A 50 something man, he accepted the invitation of jewishsacredaging.com to write his story. He agreed to share what [Read more…]